Many departments across most organizations have been severely cut during recent months. And just as we’ve become “lean and mean”, the economy seems to be rebounding. Within months, we’re likely to see a deluge of new projects and new demands for technical talent.
The pressure is going to be intense. Not only will there be strong demand for talent, but management’s going to want to see quick results. Budgets will be restricted, schedules will be tight, and our project management skills will be put to the test. Want to come out a winner? Then start planning now for an effective strategy to deal with what will become your number one challenge: finding technical talent.
While no “one-size-fits-all” solution exists, the are a variety of staffing strategies that can be effectively used in different situations. What follows is an overview of several of the most commonly used and effective techniques for project staffing.
What’s your strategy?
Despite the benefits, only 20 percent of businesses use contract staff. Why is that? Consider the following frequently asked questions.
The Bottom Line
|The information contained in this article is intended to provide useful information, but it should not be construed as legal advice. For specific legal requirements regarding co-employment and the use of temporary employees, please consult your attorney.|
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